Posted: Aug 26, 2011 7:53 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Aug 26, 2011 7:53 PM
Source: Associated Press
A lawyer for a woman accused of killing her six-week-old daughter by putting her in a microwave says she needs more information on Ka Yang's mental health before she can enter a plea on her behalf in court. Linda Parisi says the psychological health of Yang may have affected her actions. Parisi was given until the end of September to get Yang evaluated. Yang is from Sacremento, California and the mother of four. She faces murder charges in the death of her daughter, Mirabelle. Police say the girl was burned from head to toe but her clothes and hair were not singed. A pacifier was found in the microwave.